Leyland is filled with lots of amenities, a host of shops as well as good & outstanding schools and colleges, so there is plenty to see and do here. Farington is a small village adjacent to the bustling town of Leyland which is home to our Meadow Gate development, which offers a select range of 2, 3 & 4 bedroom homes, to suit all lifestyles.
Leyland is ideally located with excellent local transport links; Leyland railway station is on the West Coast line, with fast links to Preston, Lancaster and Wigan, plus onward connections to Crewe and London Euston. Just minutes away by car, the M6 puts you within easy reach of the whole of the North West, with the Lancashire coast, the Trough of Bowland and the Lancashire moors easily reached for leisure days out and exploration.
There are several good and outstanding schools close to Meadow Gate, which are primary and secondary schools, and there are also options in the surrounding area including Lostock Hall, Bamber Bridge and Penwortham. The town is also the location of Runshaw College, which offers post 16 education including vocational courses, and has been awarded OFSTED’s highest accolades.
Farington Primary School - 1.2 miles from Meadow Gate (Ofsted rating 'good')
Lever House Primary School - 1.3 miles from Meadow Gate (Ofsted rating 'good')
Balshaw's Church of England High School - 1.4 miles from Meadow Gate (Ofsted rating 'outstanding')
Runshaw College - 2.1 miles from Meadow Gate (awarded Ofsted’s highest accolade)
Things to do
Leyland has a large leisure centre with swimming pool and gym, and the award-winning Worden Park is a hidden gem that offers something for all the family. With a variety of play equipment for children, open spaces to relax with a picnic, varied wildlife and also a coffee shop, located in the centre of the town. Rural areas close by include Rivington Pike and Cuerden Valley which are ideal for outdoor pursuits. Between Leyland and Preston there is a cinema complex at the Capitol Centre.
Leyland is home to a variety of shops including a large Tesco, Morrisons and ASDA Supermarkets. The town centre itself offers many independent shops that are handy to use daily, and Preston is a short distance away if you require greater variety.